Dr. Fakhri Azzam

Specialist Paediatrician

M.B.B.S., D.C.H., M.R.C.P(Royal College of Physicians of Ireland)

We are pleased to have the internationally experienced Specialist Paediatrician, Dr. Fakhri Azzam as part of our specialist team. He gained his degrees first at Bangalore University in India (in 1974), and then at Royal College of Physicians in London (in 1982) and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (in 1985). For more than 30 years, he worked, trained and teached at various medical institutions across the globe. From 1985 to 1993, he worked as Tutor, Registrar and Consultant Paediatrician in Scotland and England

Dr. Azzam moved from UK to Dubai in 1993. Prior to joining the Dubai London Clinic, Dr. Azzam worked at Medicare Medical Centre since 2012. He will be our reliable paediatric support, with special focus on treating infectious diseases.

Special interests

Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Professional courses / Seminars

  • Course in Advanced Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital & Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1979
  • Sports injuries & arthritis, Georgetown University, 1988
  • Lab technology update, Georgetown University, 1989
  • Acute care paediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1990
  • Specialty review in paediatrics, National Centre for Advanced Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois, 1992
  • Refresher attachment neonatal intensive care, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, 1996
  • Update meeting on infections in pregnancy and the newborn, Al Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, 1997
  • Speaker at the Mother and Child Exhibition Seminars, Dubai, 1998
  • Speaker at the Training Programme for Baby-friendly Hospitals, Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health, Dubai, 1999
  • Asthma Regional Educational Programme, Beirut, Lebanon, 1999
  • Periodical CME lectures at the American Hospital, Dubai and instructor for PALS training, 1997-1999
  • Challenges in Infectious Diseases Programme, Harvard Medical School Dubai Center, 2006
  • International Congress of the Emirates Neurology Society (EMINS) & 5th Neurology Symposium, The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education, Dubai, 2006
  • 5th International Congress, The Egyptian Society of Paediatric Allergy & Immunology, Cairo, Egypt, 2007
  • Middle East Paediatrics Conference, The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education, Dubai, 2008
  • Practi-Medi: Paediatrics, Harvard Medical School Dubai Centre, Dubai, 2008
  • European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS) Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010
  • The Oxford Paediatric Infection and Immunology Course, Oxford University, 2011
  • Glasgow European Congress of Immunology, 2012
  • Meningitis and septicaemia in children and adults, Royal College of Physicians, London, 2013

Languages Known

Fluent in English and Arabic

Memberships

European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)
European Academy of Paediatrics

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